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Staff Process Engineer

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Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: Chengdu, China, CN

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Solve  process engineering problems and demonstrate feasibility of solutions using theoretical, empirical and modeling approaches
  • Design and conduct experimentation aimed at investigating manufacturing process alternatives
  • Investigate manufacturing process alternatives and work with others to down select based on the technical fundamentals, performance and manufacturing cost criteria
  • Develop and lead early stage sample making processes while maintaining strategic line of site aimed at rapid transfer to pilot operations and high-volume manufacturing.
  • Conduct hands on work in a laboratory and pilot environment.
  • Communicate project status and updates to the work group – including memos, RTR, verbal presentations to management.
  • Measure and communicate progress against established objectives.
  • Maintaining contacts with groups outside of RD&E to facilitate problem identification and solutions.
  • Document work and generate IP as appropriate


  • Minimum BS engineering or material science
  • Advanced degrees preferred
  • 5-10 years’ relevant experience in engineering field.(focused development/manufacturing)

Required Skills:

  • Creative/innovative problem solving ability
  • Manufacturing experience (international/multi-cultural manufacturing based project experiences a plus)
  • Strong technical fundamentals with process research/engineering and materials
  • Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
  • Results oriented and high level of commitment (able to work in any stage of innovation and handle risk of failure)
  • The ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly
  • Able to apply the principles of process control and discipline to projects
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written, including accurate recording of experiments, creating detailed documents, and reporting out or presentation within team.
  • Project management skill


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